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Title: Use of Steroids


1
Use of Steroids
  • By Ben Thompson

2
Objectives
  • My intended audience is a health class ranging
    from grades 8 to 12
  • From this lesson the students will gain knowledge
    of the good and bad uses of steroids.
  • The students will also know the mental and
    physiological side effects of steroids.

3
Assessment
  • After the presentation I will give an informal
    assessment to the class and ask them basic
    questions about what I went over.
  • This assessment will let me know what they got
    out of the presentation and also hopefully
    clarify any hanging questions they have about
    steroids.

4
What are steroids?
  • Steroids are any of a large group of fat-soluble
    organic compounds, as the sterols, bile acids,
    and sex hormones, most of which have specific
    physiological action.
  • http//www.isteroids.com/
  • http//www.steroidworld.com/

5
Are steroids easy to buy?
  • A) True
  • B) False

6
Many uses of steroids
  • Medical use mainly muscular wasting and
    osteoporosis.
  • Ergogenic aid help facilitate in the repair and
    building of muscle for appearance or performance.
  • http//www.youtube.com/watch?vDOUsrpT3gXYfeature
    fvst

7
Medicinal use of steroids
  • Steroids have been used for decades to promote
    bone growth, induce male puberty, and in the
    treatment of chronic wasting conditions, such as
    cancer and AIDS.

8
Personal use of steroids
  • One may choose to use steroids due to social
    emotional pressures, cosmetic reasons, athletic
    gains, pressures that come from athletics, or
    bodybuilding.
  • Steroids have been proven to increase muscle mass
    and decrease body fat.

9
How are anabolic steroids used and abused?
  • Anabolic steroids can be taken orally, by
    injection or in creams or gels. Dosages
    prescribed by doctors will depend on the medical
    condition, its severity and age of the patient.
  • In the illegal use of this group of steroids
    dosages are highly variable and can be 10 to 40,
    sometimes a 100 times higher than the recommended
    dose.

10
What is the most appropriate way to use steroids?
  • A) To get bigger
  • B) To get taller
  • C) To help aid growth deficiencies
  • D) To be a bodybuilder

11
Physical effects of anabolic steroids
12
Different types of illegal steroids
  • Deca-Durabolin
  • Durabolin
  • Equipoise
  • Winstrol
  • The common street (slang) names for anabolic
    steroids include arnolds, gym candy, pumpers,
    roids, stackers, weight trainers, and juice.

13
Negative effects of steroids for men
  •    For men, side effects include       
    shrinking of the testicles       reduced sperm
    count        development of breasts       
    baldness        infertility

14
Negative effects of steroids for women
  •   For women, side effects include       
    growth of facial hair        deepened
    voice        changes in or cessation of
    menstrual cycles

15
Negative effects of steroids for adolescents
  •    For adolescents, side effects
    include        accelerated puberty
    changes        growth halted prematurely (due
    to premature skeletal maturation)

16
Side effects of steroids that effect all genders
and ages
  • High blood pressure and heart disease
  • Liver damage and cancers
  • Stroke and blood clots
  • Urinary and bowel problems, such as diarrhea
    Headaches, aching joints and muscle cramps
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Sleep problems
  • Increased risk of ligament and tendon injuries
  • Severe acne, especially on face and back Baldness

17
Which one of these is NOT side effect of steroid
use?
  • A) Mood Swings
  • B) Facial hair growth (for women)
  • C) Muscle enlargement
  • D) Healthy liver maintenance

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Psychological side effects of steroids
  • May lash out at any time, also called roid rage
  • May disconnect themselves socially from their
    peers
  • May not talk to parents or siblings and want
    alone time

20
Legal side of illegal steroids
  • It is a misdemeanor to use steroids
  • It is a felony to sell steroids, unless you are a
    pharmacist.
  • http//www.usdoj.gov/dea/concern/steroids.html

21
Brief overview of steroids
22
Works Cited
  • http//information.steroidconfirm.com/resource-art
    icles/who-uses-steroids-why/
  • http//menshealth.about.com/cs/fitness/a/anab_ster
    oids.htm
  • http//www.freewebs.com/teensteroiduse/whatarester
    oids.htm
  • http//kidshealth.org/parent/emotions/behavior/ste
    roids.html
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